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According to the Wall Street Journal, WHO were these "young people'?In a message dated 8/12/2011 6:23:47 A.M. Pacific Daylight Time, RePorterNoteBook@Gmail.com writes:Britain Burns: Riots Spread Through UK Cities
The Associated Press
A wave of violence and looting raged across London and spread to three other major British cities, as authorities struggled to contain the country's worst unrest since race riots set the capital ablaze in the 1980s. In London, groups of young people rampaged for a third straight night, setting buildings, vehicles and garbage dumps alight, looting stores and pelting police officers with bottles and fireworks ... The riots appeared to have little unifying cause ... Many appeared attracted simply by the opportunity for violence. "Come join the fun!" shouted one youth in the east London suburb of Hackney, where shops were attacked and cars torched.